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-year hit the highest level in ten months this morning. for more, mandy drury is manning the futures now at the desk. hey there. >> hey there. you can see it here on the chart, the chart tells the story and when those better than expected jobless claims came out this morning, the yield really spiked. they have come off a little bit but nonetheless, the question here is scottie, as the economy improves will yields continue to rise? anthony is at the nymex and jim yurio, given the economic strength and not the "great rotation" out of bonds, how long will the sell-off continue? >> i think it's still got legs to if. you mentioned jobless claims two weeks below 350, the m&a seems alive in this country, discounting what's happening in europe. investors are looking for risk after two years of looking for safety. >> what do you reckon, jim, not just how high rates are going to go, it's also how fast they'll go higher, that's a big concern as well. >> no question. this isn't a story that's developed today, this is a story going on for a couple months and in the option pits behind us we've seen bi
Feb 14, 2013 7:00am PST
'll bring it to you in ten minutes. stick around for that. >>> an airline megamerger is taking flight. mandy drury is here with what's moving your money. >> they're getting together on valentine's day. well, this merger is going to cut down the number of major u.s. airlines now to four. you've got the new american, you'll have united, delta, and southwest. so everyone is kind of asking, what does that mean for me, the consumer. well, it potentially means higher prices, less competition, higher prices. we'll have to wait and see. also, richard, most airline mergers have resulted in a reduction of flights and also shrinkage at some hubs. but management is saying this is different because u.s. airways and american overlap on just 12 routes. if you are a traveler, you will not notice immediate changes. it is likely going to be months for example, the frequent flier miles are combined and years before the two airlines are integrated. in other words, don't panic. >> not yet. >> we'll move from the world's largest airline to automobiles, and you've got news on what is the most dependable. >> yeah.